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Lameness in Sheep

Author: Agnes C. Winter

Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)

ISBN: 9781861267214

Category: Lameness in sheep

Page: 128

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Lameness is one of the most important welfare issues in sheep keeping. This invaluable book has been designed to assist all those who keep sheep in controlling lameness and in maintaining a flock with sound healthy feet. A comprehensive reference work for all sheepkeepers.

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult

Ruminant

Author: Scott R. R. Haskell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047096118X

Category: Medical

Page: 1048

View: 5801

The most trusted and well-known quick-reference resource available to veterinarians, Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult series includes this volume on ruminants. Hundreds of top specialists provide coverage of 420 topics arranged alphabetically from A-Z for efficient searching, with each topic indicating the species affected. An accompanying CD includes an additional 175 topics covering management, husbandry, reproduction, and diagnostics. Whether you’re a student or a practicing veterinarian, this reference book will cut down on the time spent navigating through other resources, allowing you to study, diagnose and treat more quickly.

Veterinary Treatment of Sheep and Goats

Author: Graham R. Duncanson

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 178064003X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Sheep and goats are farmed worldwide for meat, milk, skins and wool. This diverse range of uses means that many people rely on these animals as a source of income, food and warm clothing, though they can also be kept as pets. With an accessible structure designed for use in the field, this book provides a general veterinary guide to treating common conditions in these animals. It addresses veterinary medicines and their uses, on-site surgery, equipment, normal values and vital signs, vaccination, nutrition, dental treatment, poisoning and dermatology. Worldwide disease conditions are also covered in detail, with a particular focus on the welfare of the animal and economic reality. A valuable field guide for the veterinary practitioner, this book is also essential reading for veterinary students.

Sheep & Goat Medicine - E-Book

Author: David G. Pugh,N. (Nickie) Baird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437723543

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 3449

Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep and Goat Medicine, 2nd Edition covers all the latest advances in sheep and goat medicine, including medical treatment, surgery, theriogenology, and nutrition. Full-color photographs and clear instructions provide the answers you need, guiding you through common procedures and techniques such as restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming; these descriptions are often accompanied by explanatory diagrams and charts. With diseases, surgeries, and treatments organized by body system, information is always easy to find. New to this edition are chapters on parasite control, nutritional requirements, and performing a necropsy. Developed by Dr. D.G. Pugh, a world-renowned expert on the medical care of sheep and goats, this reference is unmatched for its comprehensive coverage of herd health, physical examination, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases. Clear writing style makes the book useful and easy to understand, even for sheep and/or goat owners who are not veterinarians. Both surgery and medicine are covered in each body systems chapter, so it's easier to choose between treatment options for specific disorders. Superbly illustrated surgical procedures clearly demonstrate the steps to follow in performing surgical procedures. An explanation of the differences in normal behavior between sheep and goats shows how they are not the same, and require different methods of treatment. A consistent, logical format in each body systems chapter makes information easy to find by beginning with physical examination and diagnostic procedures, followed by discussions of common diseases that involve the system. Consistent headings include pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. A comprehensive nutrition chapter covers diet evaluation, method of balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, and examples of nutritious diets. Practical formulas are included for making sodium sulfite for testing passive transfer, and Sheather's solution for fecal flotation. Useful appendixes summarize essential information on drugs and drug dosages, fluid therapy, and normal values and conversions. A diverse, authoritative panel of contributors provides current information on the care of valuable breeding stock as well as pets. Full-color photographs and graphics accurately depict conditions and procedures. New Fluid Therapy and Nutritional Support chapter covers emergency and critical care essential to the care of sheep and goats. New Gastrointestinal Parasitism chapter covers treatments for parasites, key to the successful management of all flocks. New Necropsy chapter helps you prevent disease outbreaks in a flock by determining the cause of death.

Diseases of Sheep

Author: Ian Aitken

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470753307

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 8133

First published in 1983, Diseases of Sheep has become a definitive reference book on sheep diseases. This new edition has been revised and updated to maintain its original core structure and its international approach to the many diseases which affect sheep. Any veterinary surgeon or agriculturalist who works with sheep will continue to find the information in this book the most authoritative and comprehensive available. Known to many as the "Moredun Sheep Book" because of its association with the Moredun Research Institute, long recognised as a centre of excellence in sheep disease research. Special attention is given to specific regional disease problems in the Middle East, Southern Africa, Australia, New Zealand, North America and South America. Covers technical aspects of disease prevention and treatment, including uncommon diseases, as well as sheep welfare issues.

The Welfare of Sheep

Author: Cathy Dwyer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402085532

Category: Science

Page: 366

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Animal welfare is attracting increasing interest worldwide, but particularly from those in developed countries, who now have the knowledge and resources to be able to improve the welfare of farm animals. The increased attention given to farm animal welfare in the West derives largely from the fact that the relentless pursuit of ?nancial reward and ef?ciency has led to the development of intensive animal production systems that disturb the conscience of many consumers. In developing countries, human survival is still a daily uncertainty, so that provision for animal welfare has to be balanced against human welfare. Welfare is usually provided for only if it supports the output of the animal, be it food, work, clothing, sport or companionship. In reality there are resources for all if they are properly husbanded in both developing and developed countries. The inequitable division of the world’s riches creates physical and psychological poverty for humans and animals alike in many sectors of the world. Livestock are the world’s biggest land user (FAO, 2002) and the population is increasing rapidly to meet the need of an expanding human population. Populations of farm animals managed by humans are therefore incre- ing worldwide, and in some regions there is a tendency to allocate fewer resources, such as labour, to each animal with potentially adverse consequences on the a- mals’ welfare.

Sheep Medicine, Second Edition

Author: Philip R. Scott

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498700152

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Sheep Medicine, Second Edition describes key sheep diseases encountered in general practice along with their diagnoses, treatment, prognoses, control, and, where appropriate, post-mortem features. The book is divided into chapters covering each body system. Each chapter of this completely revised and updated book opens with a recommended approach to clinical examination of the featured body system, rather than simply providing a listing of disorders and diseases. The book also guides readers through all stages of the disease process highlighting the critical clinical features important in the diagnosis. Ancillary tests available to veterinary practitioners are detailed, emphasising their practical applications and cost limitations. Several self-assessment exercises featuring typical clinical cases affecting each body system are collected in a revision chapter at the end of the book. Diseases and disorders are included with the common differential diagnoses followed by the specific diagnosis and recommended treatment(s). The book is invaluable to veterinarians in practice and training, animal scientists and agricultural advisors, and scientists interested in animal welfare.

Issues in Veterinary Research and Medicine: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964343

Category: Medical

Page: 1620

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Issues in Veterinary Research and Medicine / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Veterinary Research and Medicine. The editors have built Issues in Veterinary Research and Medicine: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Veterinary Research and Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Veterinary Research and Medicine: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Therapeutics and Control of Sheep and Goat Diseases, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: George C. Fthenakis,Paula Menzies

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709190

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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A comprehensive review of therapeutics and control of sheep and goat diseases for the food animal practitioner! Topics include pharmaceutical control of reproduction in sheep and goats, drug laws and regulations in sheep and goats, treatment and control of peri-parturient metabolic diseases in sheep and goats, treatment and control of mastitis and contagious agalactia, control of important clostridial diseases of sheep, treatment and control of ectoparasites in small ruminants, treatment and control of respiratory disease in sheep, treatment of emergency conditions in sheep and goat, control of brucella ovis infection in sheep, non-pharmaceutical control of endoparasitic infections of sheep, anaesthesia and analgesia in sheep and goats, control of paratuberculosis in sheep and goats, pharmaceutical control of endoparasitic infections in sheep, treatment and control of hoof disorders in sheep and goats, and much more!

Sheep Flock Health

A Planned Approach

Author: Neil Sargison

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444302604

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Sheep Flock Health: a planned approach is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of production limiting diseases in sheep. The problem-based approach helps both farmers and veterinary practitioners identify health problems. The focus is on good management practices to prevent disease in the first place and to optimise production. Focuses on the achievement and maintenance of optimal productivity, rather than on a catalogue of individual diseases of sheep. Written by an expert with a strong international reputation. Suitable not only for veterinarians and veterinary students, but also progressive sheep farmers.

Handbook for the Sheep Clinician

Author: Agnes C. Winter

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781845939939

Category: Electronic books

Page: 201

View: 7681

An established favourite with veterinary and agricultural students and a valuable addition to the library of any veterinarian or sheep farmer, this handbook covers the basics of sheep medicine and production. Geared at being an on-farm reference, it concisely conveys all of the fundamental information for the treatment of sheep worldwide. In this fully updated and revised 7th edition, topics covered include reproduction, vaccination, pregnancy and newborns, lameness, parasites, diseases, neurology and health promotion. An emphasis on diagnosis and treatment combined with short, easily digestib.

Footrot and Foot Abscess of Ruminants

Author: J. R. Egerton,Weng K. Yong,George G. Riffkin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849358616

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 5018

During the last two decades substantial advances have been made in research on footrot and foot abscess. The results of this research are presented in this volume. Footrot and foot abscess differ from most other communicable diseases in that they are mixed bacterial infections, which are regarded as the most economically important contagious disease of sheep in Australia today. This book is aimed at practicing veterinarians, government animal health officers and research scientists who are interested in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of economically important bacterial diseases of the ruminant hoof. It covers the microbiology of two major pathogens, Bacteroides nodosus and Fusobacterium necrophorum, and the pathology, immunology and epidemiology of footrot and foot abscess. It contains up-to-date information on various strategies currently used to control these diseases in sheep in Australia and New Zealand. Of special interest to clinicians will be sections on diagnosis which are comprehensively illustrated with pictures of various clinical entities together with differential diagnosis of other infections that localize in the digits. Developments in immunological control recently advanced by exciting opportunities to produce defined vaccines by recombinant DNA technology are also reviewed. Consideration is given to the application of biotechnology to rapid and accurate diagnosis. Sections on diagnosis are illustrated with pictures of various clinical entities together with differential diagnosis of other infections that localize in the digits. Reports achievements of great practical value Covers microbiology, pathology, immunology and epidemiology of each condition

Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 4th Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities

Author: Paula Simmons,Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603423907

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 438

View: 7965

Drawing from years of hands-on experience, Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius provide expert advice on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and medical care. You’ll also find tips on profitably marketing your meat and fiber products, as well as information on obtaining organic certifications.

Foot Rot in Sheep

Author: J. O. Heishman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Footrot in sheep

Page: 10

View: 6805

Diseases of Cattle, Sheep, Goats and Swine

Author: Gustave Moussu,John A. W. Dollar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cattle

Page: 785

View: 9102

Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse - E-Book

Author: Michael W. Ross,Sue J. Dyson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437711766

Category: Medical

Page: 1424

View: 8839

Covering many different diagnostic tools, this essential resource explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses. Broader in scope than any other book of its kind, this edition describes equine sporting activities and specific lameness conditions in major sport horse types, and includes up-to-date information on all imaging modalities. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Cutting-edge information on diagnostic application for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging includes the most comprehensive section available on MRI in the live horse. Coverage of traditional treatment modalities also includes many aspects of alternative therapy, with a practical and realistic perspective on prognosis. An examination of the various types of horses used in sports describes the lameness conditions to which each horse type is particularly prone, as well as differences in prognosis. Guidelines on how to proceed when a diagnosis cannot easily be reached help you manage conditions when faced with the limitations of current diagnostic capabilities. Clinical examination and diagnostic analgesia are given a special emphasis. Practical, hands-on information covers a wide range of horse types from around the world. A global perspective is provided by a team of international authors, editors, and contributors. A full-color insert shows thermography images. Updated chapters include the most current information on topics such as MRI, foot pain, stem cell therapy, and shock wave treatment. Two new chapters include The Biomechanics of the Equine Limb and its Effect on Lameness and Clinical Use of Stem Cells, Marrow Components, and Other Growth Factors. The chapter on the hock has been expanded substantially, and the section on lameness associated with the foot has been completely rewritten to include state-of-the-art information based on what has been learned from MRI. Many new figures appear throughout the book.

Management and Welfare of Farm Animals

The UFAW Farm Handbook

Author: John Webster

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118279409

Category: Medical

Page: 616

View: 8478

Through successive editions, Management and Welfare of Farm Animals has gained international recognition as a classic introductory textbook for students of agriculture and veterinary science. Conceived by the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), the book has always sought to promote the humane treatment of livestock within the practical business context of modern farming. Now fully revised and updated, this fifth edition remains the most comprehensive and accessible guide available. Three animal groups appear here for the first time (game birds, South American camelids, and ostriches), and a chapter on horses has also been restored. Throughout, the book offers clear advice for the humane management of all major farmed species in the primary context of large-scale food production. However, this edition also takes full account of consumer demand (and legal requirements) for alternative farming methods and enhanced welfare standards, whether in conventional agriculture or the smallest of ‘hobby' farms. Brand new chapters reflect fresh understanding of welfare science, ethics, and the role of society in ensuring the best possible farm conditions. It remains an indispensable resource for students, and for all those seeking to promote animal welfare. Published as a part of the prestigious Wiley-Blackwell – UFAW Animal Welfare series. UFAW, founded 1926, is an internationally recognised, independent, scientific and educational animal welfare charity. For full details of all titles available in the UFAW series, please visit www.wiley.com/go/ufaw.

Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses

Author: Gary M. Baxter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470961775

Category: Medical

Page: 1272

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The Sixth Edition of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness inHorses builds on the book’s reputation as the classicgold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in fullcolor, the text has been fully revised and streamlined to improveuser-friendliness, with a new, simplified format and a strongeremphasis on the diagnosis and management of lameness. Avaluable supplementary DVD provides a complete guide to diagnosinglameness, offering additional anatomical images; video clipsdemonstrating key procedures such as physical examination, flexiontests, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples oflameness conditions in motion. The Sixth Edition presents new or significantly rewrittenchapters on the axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletaldisease, principles of therapy for lameness, occupation-relatedlameness conditions, and lameness in the young horse. Thediagnostic procedures chapter has also been significantly expandedto reflect advances in this important area. Adams andStashak’s Lameness in Horses, Sixth Edition is anessential addition to any equine practitioner’sbookshelf.

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